SCOTTSDALE -- A few days after a cardiac incident put Orlando Cepeda in the hospital, the Giants released a statement with the first bit of positive news. The Giants said Cepeda has shown "major signs of improvement."
"The Cepeda Family would like to thank the baseball family for its concern and well wishes for Orlando," the statement said. "We are pleased to report that Orlando continues to make significant progress every day and is showing major signs of improvement. Please continue to keep him in your thoughts and prayers."
Cepeda was hospitalized last Monday after an incident at a golf course in Fairfield. There was significant concern within the organization last week, but team officials have been slightly more optimistic in recent days.
Cepeda, 80, spent nine seasons of his career with the Giants and made six All-Star teams. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1999.
Steph Curry turns 30 years old on Wednesday, but with the Warriors playing the Lakers, his friends and family decided to hold the party for him on Monday night.
Most of Curry's Warriors teammates attended the bash. Things must have gone late into the night because the team cancelled the planned practice for 11am on Tuesday.
Special guests included E-40, Paramore and Lecrae. Curry himself took a turn on the mic and belted out a few bars.
Based on the videos from the party, it appears Curry may have gotten a small yacht for a present.
Don't feel bad that you weren't invited. There were enough videos posted on Instagram Stories by Steph, his wife Ayesha, his sister Sydel, his brother Seth and E-40, among others. Check out some of the best here:
Programming note: In the lead up to Stephen Curry's 30th birthday on March 14th, we will be unveiling the top plays of his historic career. Check back Wednesday for the No. 1.
Curry No. 2: Epic 35-foot game-winner in OT vs Thunder on Feb. 27, 2016
The Warriors are locked in an epic battle against an Oklahoma City team featuring Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and it looks bad when Curry leaves in the third quarter after rolling his left ankle.
He not only returns but also conquers, scoring 46 points, including 12 3-pointers, punctuated by pulling up from 35 feet to sink the game-winner in OT. It is the biggest shot of the regular season.
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